Teeth

by Mary Otto
Teeth
  • ISBN-13: 9781620974827
  • Author(s): Mary Otto
  • Subject: Social services & welfare, criminology
  • Publisher: The New Press
  • Imprint: The New Press
  • Publication Date: 27-06-2019
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£17.99
In this brilliant debut book, veteran health journalist Mary Otto looks inside America's mouth, revealing unsettling truths about our unequal society. Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into the role teeth play in our health and our social mobility. Offering 'an astute examination of the complex, insular business of oral health care' (Kirkus Reviews), Otto combines searing critique with forward-looking proposals for reform. Muckraking and paradigm-shifting, Teeth exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of the oral health crisis.
About the book

In this brilliant debut book, veteran health journalist Mary Otto looks inside America's mouth, revealing unsettling truths about our unequal society. Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into the role teeth play in our health and our social mobility. Offering 'an astute examination of the complex, insular business of oral health care' (Kirkus Reviews), Otto combines searing critique with forward-looking proposals for reform. Muckraking and paradigm-shifting, Teeth exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of the oral health crisis.

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